Bahrain: Central Informatics Organisation (CIO), Bahrain, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Esri. The MoU was signed by Dr. Khalid A. Rahman Al-Haidan, Director of GIS Directorate at the CIO and Esri CEO Jack Dangermond.
According to Dr. Al-Haidan, as part of the MoU, the CIO will get technical support from the Esri. It will also be a partner of Esri, especially in training programmes. He stressed that although the Esri has partnership with over 300,000 institutions across the globe, but the CIO has gained the confidence because of its role in promoting geospatial technology at continental and global levels.